Landslides and mudslides

Sri Lankan villagers prepare to bury victims of a landslide at a cemetery in Bellana village, in Kalutara district in, Sri Lanka, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as dozens were killed in floods and mudslides and dozens others went missing. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
May 28, 2017 - 3:26 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan rescuers pulled out more bodies under enormous mudslides on Sunday as the death toll climbed to 146 with 112 others missing. Although the weather has cleared, more rains are forecast for Sunday and Monday, threatening to bring more misery to over 100,000...
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Sri Lankan villagers prepare to bury victims of a landslide at a cemetery in Bellana village, in Kalutara district in, Sri Lanka, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as dozens were killed in floods and mudslides and dozens others went missing. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
May 28, 2017 - 1:15 am
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan rescuers are taking advantage of improving weather and receding floodwaters to reach thousands of people in need to basic supplies after floods and mudslides left at least 126 dead. Officials say hope is fading for finding survivors among 97 people missing in...
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Sri Lankan Buddhist monks and villagers travel in a makeshift raft in a flooded area at Wehangalla village in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka, Saturday, May 27, 2017. Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as dozens were killed in floods and mudslides and dozens others went missing. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
May 27, 2017 - 4:34 am
AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as the death toll from floods and mudslides on Saturday rose to 100 with 99 others missing. The Disaster Management Center said more than 2,900 people have been displaced. The military used large armored vehicles and boats to...
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Sri Lankans watch military rescue efforts at the site of a landslide at Bellana village in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka, Friday, May 26, 2017. Mudslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in Sri Lanka killed dozens and left many more missing on Friday. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
May 27, 2017 - 12:53 am
AGALAWATTE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's government says the death toll from Friday's floods and mudslides has risen to 100 with 99 others missing, as security forces and residents stepped up search and rescue operations. The Disaster Management Center says more than 2,900 people have been...
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In this aerial photo taken Monday, May 22, 2017 provided by John Madonna showing a massive landslide along California's coastal Highway 1 that has buried the road under a 40-foot layer of rock and dirt. A swath of the hillside gave way in an area called Mud Creek on Saturday, May 20, covering about one-third of a mile, half a kilometer, of road and changing the Big Sur coastline. (John Madonna via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 10:25 pm
A massive landslide that went into the Pacific Ocean is the latest natural disaster to hit a California community that relies heavily on an iconic coastal highway and tourism to survive, and it adds to a record $1 billion in highway damage from one of the state's wettest winters in decades. The...
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May 05, 2017 - 8:47 am
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Officials with BNSF Railway say mudslides have forced the suspension of rail traffic between Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon. Gus Melonas, spokesman for the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway, says early Friday that 10 slides just north of the Tacoma Narrows...
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Two rental houses look underwater next to the Meramec River on Opps Lane in Fenton, Mo., Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Heavy rains have swollen many rivers to record levels in parts of Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Five deaths have been blamed on flooding in Missouri, while hundreds of people have been displaced and thousands more are potentially in harm's way. (J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 04, 2017 - 5:10 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Joseph Fiorilli is ready to go home, even though most everything he left behind when the flooded Meramec River inundated his eastern Missouri home will be a soggy, stinky mess. Fiorilli, his wife and their two dogs were forced to quickly leave when heavy rains pushed the river to...
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April 08, 2017 - 10:48 pm
OSO, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on cracks in a road near the site of a massive deadly landslide northeast of Seattle (all times local): 8 p.m. Saturday The Seattle Times reports that a stretch of road near a slow-moving landslide close to the site of a massive deadly slide northeast of Seattle in 2014...
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In this handout photo released by the Colombian National Army, a soldier carries a child in Mocoa, Colombia, Saturday, April 1, 2017, after an avalanche of water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept. The incident triggered by intense rains left at least 100 people dead in Mocoa, located near Colombia's border with Ecuador. (Colombian Army Photo via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 11:07 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the deadly river overflow in southern Colombia (all times local): 11 p.m. With no electricity to light in Mocoa, Colombia, authorities were forced to suspend the search late Saturday evening but vowed to continue combing through the debris at the first...
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In this handout photo released by the Colombian National Army, a soldier carries a child in Mocoa, Colombia, Saturday, April 1, 2017, after an avalanche of water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept. The incident triggered by intense rains left at least 100 people dead in Mocoa, located near Colombia's border with Ecuador. (Colombian Army Photo via AP)
April 01, 2017 - 9:45 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the deadly river overflow in southern Colombia (all times local): 8 p.m. The number of people killed in Colombia after a surge of mud and water from three overflowing rivers swept through a small city has risen to 193. Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos...
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